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Drexel’s ExCITe Center is Working on a National Study of Makerspaces

Youngmoo Kim, PhD, an associate professor in the College of Engineering and director of the ExCITe Center, was quoted in a Sept. 14 Technically Philly story about the Center’s ongoing national survey of makerspaces as part of its Learning Innovation initiative. Brian Smith, a professor in the School of Education; Kareem Edouard, PhD, a post-doctoral researcher in the ExCITe Center; and Katelyn Bright, a graduate student in ExCITe, were also mentioned in the story.

Hear From This Obama Advisor Next Week on Education Innovation

Youngmoo Kim, PhD, an associate professor in the College of Engineering, was quoted in a Sept. 12 Technically Philly post about the ExCITe Center hosting Katrina Stevens, a technology education expert and former Obama administration official, as part of its Learning Innovation Conversation series.

Philly Geek Awards Celebrate Nerds Far and Wide

Jeff Gregorio, a doctoral student in the College of Engineering; and Peter English, artist-in-residence at the ExCITe Center, were mentioned in an Aug. 28 Philly Voice story about the Philly Geek Awards. The duo won the “Maker of the Year” award for their creation, Drumhenge, a project composed of 16 drums that can be played by electromagnetic vibrations.

Pfizer and Drexel Develop Minecraft-Like Game to Help Young Hemophiliacs and Caregivers

Drexel’s Entrepreneurial Game Studio in the ExCITe Center, was mentioned in an Aug. 25 MedCity News story about its work to develop a mobile game to improve health literacy and reduce anxiety for children with hemophilia and their caregivers.

Robots and Xylophones? At Drexel Camp They Make Beautiful Music Together

Youngmoo Kim, PhD, an associate professor in the College of Engineering and director of the ExCITe Center, was quoted in an Aug. 5 Philadelphia Inquirer story about the Center’s Music Technology Program, which brings high school students to campus for a week of hands-on learning at the intersection of music and technology.


Schools Mixing Art and Science to Create STEAM

Youngmoo Kim, PhD, an associate professor in the College of Engineering and director of the ExCITe Center, and the College of Medicine’s Medical Simulation Center were mentioned in a July 2 Philadelphia Inquirer story about the STEAM lab at Roxborough High School, made possible through a collaboration with Drexel and a five-year $2.5 million grant. Through the collaboration, high school students visit Drexel for training in science, technology, engineering and math.

Schools Mixing Art and Science to Create STEAM

Youngmoo Kim, PhD, an associate professor in the College of Engineering and director of the ExCITe Center, and the College of Medicine’s Medical Simulation Center were mentioned in a July 2 Philadelphia Inquirer story about the STEAM lab at Roxborough High School, made possible through a collaboration with Drexel and a five-year $2.5 million grant. Through the collaboration, high school students visit Drexel for training in science, technology, engineering and math.

Drexel to Reveal Magnetic Drums to the World

Jeff Gregorio, a doctoral candidate in the College of Engineering, and Peter English a Knight Foundation artist-in-residence at the ExCITe Center, were featured in a June 14 WHYY/Newsworks story about an electromagnetic drum instrument they invented.

Why Philly is Poised to Make Big Moves in Smart Fabrics Due to Drexel, Jefferson and Israeli Partners

Genevieve Dion, an assistant professor in Westphal College of Media Arts & Design and director of the Shima Seiki Haute Technology Lab in the ExCITe Center, was quoted in a May 10 Philadelphia Inquirer story about Drexel hosting the Greater Philadelphia Smart Fabrics Conference.

Philadelphia Museum of Art to Host Second Annual Hackathon

Youngmoo Kim, PhD, an associate professor in the College of Engineering and director of the ExCITe Center, was mentioned in an April 3 Geekadelphia post about the Philadelphia Museum of Art's hackathon—for which Kim will be a judge.

Essay: Creating the Next Generation of Innovators by Understanding How Young People Use Media

Youngmoo Kim, PhD, a professor in the College of Engineering and director of the ExCITe Center, authored a March 16 Newsworks.org "Speak Easy" piece about an upcoming Learning Innovation conversation series event featuring renowned cultural anthropologist Mimi Ito.

Essay: More Creative Approaches to Learning Can Empower Students of All Ages

Youngmoo Kim, PhD, an associate professor in the College of Engineering and director of the ExCITe Center, authored a Jan. 20 essay for Newsworks.org about the Center’s “Learning Innovation Initiative.” Part of the program includes as speaker series that begins next Tuesday with John Maeda, a renowned innovator in education, technology and design.